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|Roberto Nelson Biography|
Courtesy: Athletic Communications
Career Statistics Through 2012-13 Season
JUNIOR (2012-13): Started all 32 games … Averaged 17.8 points, 3.3 rebounds, 2.4 assists, 1.0 steals and 0.3 blocked shots in 31.3 minutes per game … Finished fifth in the Pac-12 in scoring, fourth in three-point percentage (.397), 10th in three-pointers made per game (1.8) and 13th in free throw percentage (.767) … Named All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention … Averaged 19.1 points in Pac-12 games to become the first Oregon State player since Gary Payton in 1990 to lead the conference in that category … Became the 38th player in Oregon State history to score 1,000 career points with a breakaway layup at Oregon (2/28) … Led the team in double-figure scoring games (27), 20-point games (11) and 30-point games (2) …His 569 points are the fourth most by a junior in school history … His 343 points in Pac-12 games is tied for the ninth most in conference games in school history … Made 56 three-pointers, the 10th most in Oregon State single-season history … Made 6-of-7 three-pointers against Chicago State (12/16) to equal the best percentage (.857) with seven attempts in school history … Made 5-of-6 three-pointers against Grambling State (12/8) to equal the best percentage (.833) with six attempts in school history … Made 155 free throws to tie him for the ninth most in Oregon State single-season history … Made 91 free throws in Pac-12 games to tie him for the sixth most in Oregon State single-season history in conference games … Became the 10th player in Oregon State history to shoot perfect percentage from free throw line with minimum 10 attempts after going 10-for-10 at USC (1/19) … Tied a career high with 34 points and set a career high with six three-pointers against Chicago State (12/16) … Had third career 30-point game with 31 at Oregon (2/28) … Made a career-high 11 field goals at Oregon … Took career high with 26 field goal attempts and nine three-point attempts at Stanford (2/21) … Scored 20-plus points in four straight games for first time in his career after getting 25 at California (1/31), 20 at Stanford (2/3), 26 against Utah (2/6) and 21 against Colorado (2/10) … Had a career-high seven assists against Howard (12/19) … Had a career-high five steals at Portland State (12/12) … Had season highs with 13 free throws and 14 free throw attempts at Kansas (11/30).
SOPHOMORE (2011-12): Played in all 36 games as the primary sixth man … Averaged 9.3 points, 2.6 rebounds, 2.2 assists, 0.9 steals and 0.2 blocked shots in 20.8 minutes per game … Scored a team-high 19 points on a season-high 32 minutes in the Pac-12 Tournament semifinals against Arizona (3/9) ... Scored in double-figures in seven consecutive games, the longest streak of his career … Had back-to-back 20-point games against Illinois-Chicago (21 on 12/13) and Howard (20 on 12/15) for first time in career … Made a career-high five three-pointers and scored a season-high 21 points against Illinois-Chicago (12/13) … Had career-highs in field goals attempted (15), three-pointers attempted (8) and blocked shots (2) against Idaho (12/9) … Tied a career-high with three steals at Oregon (1/29) ... Had career-highs with six assists and three steals at Arizona State (1/14) ... Had a career-high eight rebounds against Howard (12/15).
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2010-11): Played in 24 games and started six after missing the first seven games of the season for NCAA eligibility guidelines … Scored an Oregon State freshman record 34 points at Arizona State (3/5) … Had career highs with 14 free throws and 15 free throw attempts at Arizona State for the second-best percentage (.933) in school history with a minimum of 15 attempts … Played all 40 minutes at Arizona State … Scored in double-figures in nine games … Made his college debut and scored his first career points on a dunk against Texas-Pan American (12/12) … Averaged 7.5 points, 1.8 rebounds and 17.4 minutes per game … Had a career-high seven rebounds against Arizona State (12/30) … Shot 84.9 percent (45-of-53) from the free throw line … Represented Beavers Without Borders in partnership with Habitat for Humanity to construct a home for a family in Macedonia in June 2011.
FRESHMAN (2009-10): Practiced with the team but was unable to play due to NCAA eligibility guidelines.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Santa Barbara High School in Santa Barbara, Calif. ... Lettered in basketball four seasons ... Ranked as the No. 18 shooting guard and No. 78 player overall in the class of 2009 by Rivals.com … Ranked the No. 16 shooting guard and No. 73 overall by ESPN.com … Was named second-team Best in the West by the Long Beach Press-Telegram … Was a McDonald’s All-American nominee … Named one of 20 “impact freshmen” by FoxSports.com … Broke nearly every basketball record at Santa Barbara High School … Was coached by Jeff Lavender, Chris Hangtin and Bruce Nelson … Was also an all-state selection at wide receiver … Played club basketball with the Compton Magic.
PERSONAL: Born March 6, 1991 in Santa Barbara, Calif. ... Son of Bruce and Roberta Nelson ... Has two brothers, Leon and Johnathon, and a sister, Noel … Chose Oregon State because of “Craig Robinson” … Lists golf as a hobby … Nickname is Berto … Majoring in Liberal Studies.CAREER HIGHS
Points: 36 vs. Coppin State (11/10/13)
FG Made: 12 vs. Coppin State (11/10/13)
FG Attempted: 26, two times, last vs. Coppin State (11/10/13)
3-PT Made: 6 vs. Chicago State (12/16/12)
3-PT Attempted: 11 vs. Coppin State (11/10/13)
FT Made: 14 at Arizona State (3/5/11)
FT Attempted: 15 at Arizona State (3/5/11)
Rebounds: 8 vs. Howard (12/15/11)
Assists: 9 vs. California (1/11/14)
Blocked Shots: 2, three times, last at UCLA (1/17/13)
Steals: 5 at Portland State (12/12/12)
Minutes: 40 at Arizona State (3/5/11)